There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Petoskey by plane, bus, car or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Chicago Midway to Pellston  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Pellston (PLN) MDW - PLN

$267 - $839

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Grand Rapids Amtrak Pere Marquette
  2. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Charlevoix, MI 1484

$69 - $131

5 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Traverse City, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Traverse City (TVC) ORD - TVC
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Traverse City, MI to Petoskey, MI

Fly Chicago Midway to Manistee, drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Manistee (MBL) MDW - MBL
  2. Drive from Manistee to Petoskey

$74 - $192

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak Wolverine / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak to Petoskey, MI 8364

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi 5508 / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak to Petoskey, MI 8364

Drive  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Petoskey 362.7 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Petoskey, MI, USA?

Delta and Southwest Airlines fly from Chicago to Petoskey 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Petoskey via Kalamazoo, Mi and Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak in around 10 h 21 min.

Airlines
Texas Sky
Website
texassky.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manistee
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pellston via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kalamazoo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Grand Rapids Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Traverse City, MI to Petoskey, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak to Petoskey, MI
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$18 - $26
Online Fare
$21 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $45
Refundable
$35 - $55
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Charlevoix, MI
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
indiantrails.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Petoskey is 444 km. The road distance is 580 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Petoskey is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Petoskey is to fly which takes 5 h 18 min and costs $260 - $850.

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Petoskey. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Petoskey, MI via Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 21 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Chicago to Petoskey, including transfers.